The Urgency of Accessibility

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Apr 03, 2020

Three small things you can do to help a lot of people

Suddenly, many more people are working, learning, and communicating online. How can we help, and what should we do first? As a “digital curb-cut”, website accessibility helps far more people than we might expect. This presentation will discuss *why* improving digital accessibility is urgently important, and offer three key accessibility improvements that will have maximum impact for your users.

We’ll conclude with a brief discussion of how to build a process scaffold of accessibility thinking in design, testing, and reporting that will help you work towards a sustainable accessibility improvement workflow in your organization.

You’ll learn how to:

Identify the value digital accessibility improvements can offer your users.
Prioritize which improvements to make first.
Fit the pieces together to begin building a sustainable process for ongoing accessibility improvement in your digital products.

Audience:

This beginner-level talk is best for those with some responsibility for drafting or overseeing digital accessibility work in their organization.

Hi! I'm Karim Boudjema, the developer and site-builder of this site. I'm currently working as a freelance Drupal developer.

I was wondering how could I giving back to the Drupal community all what it gave to me during the last 10 years, that's how the idea of this site came to me ... (read more)

Hi! I’m Santiago Rico, the web designer and themer of this site.

When Karim proposed me to design and theme this site for the Drupal community, I accepted immediately because the community is the main reason why I love Drupal so much.